General Ledger Accountant (Fixed Assets & Balance Sheet Control)

Recruiter
Nicholas Howard Ltd
Location
Farnborough
Posted
13 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Nicholas Howard Limited are delighted to be recruiting for a new and exciting role as a General Ledger Accountant.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Finance Operations, this is a new role that is being created as part of an expansion of responsibilities across the UK Accounting and Controlling team.

The GL Accountant - Fixed Assets and Balance Sheet Control will have responsibility for all aspects of UK’s fixed asset accounting, as well as being the lead accountant for balance sheet control. The role will also work closely with the General Ledger Supervisor to ensure accurate and timely month end close reporting.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in general ledger accounting, a focus on controls and attention to detail. In return the role offers a fantastic opportunity to join a growing and dynamic team, and to add real value in developing process and controls.

Duties will include:

• Subject matter expert and point of contact for fixed asset accounting.
• Maintenance of fixed asset register including physical asset counts.
• Lead accountant for general balance sheet control.
• Month end close accounting support including calculating and posting accruals, prepayments and cost re-allocations.
• Work closely with the Overheads accountant to ensure accurate indirect cost recording.

Education & Experience:

Our ideal candidate will have:
• Previous general ledger accounting experience.
• Experience working in a multinational or blue chip company environment.
• Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and customers.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Accountancy qualification – late stage studier or above (ACCA, CIMA, ACA).

To be considered for this position please apply below

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